|Location||95 N Harvard St|
Boston, MA 02134
|Broke ground||July, 1903|
|Opened||November 14, 1903|
|Architect||Prof. Louis J. Johnson, Class of 1887|
|Tenants||Harvard Crimson (NCAA) (1903-Present)|
Boston Patriots (NFL) (1970)
Boston Cannons (MLL) (2007-Present)
Major Lacrosse 2008 Steinfeld cup Championship (2008)
Harvard Stadium is a horseshoe-shaped football stadium in the Allston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States. The Harvard Crimson, the daily Student newspaper of Harvard University, was founded in 1873 The National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA, often pronounced "N-C-Double-A" is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions conferences organizations Year 1903 ( MCMIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display calendar of the Gregorian calendar or a Common year starting The New England Patriots, commonly called the " Pats " by sports writers and fans are a professional American football team based in the Greater Boston The National Football League ( NFL) is the largest professional American football league. Year 1970 ( MCMLXX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Boston Cannons are a professional Lacrosse team based in Boston Massachusetts. Major League Lacrosse is a professional outdoor Lacrosse league that is made up of teams within the United States. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. A horseshoe is a U-shaped item made of metal or of modern synthetic materials nailed or glued to the Hooves of Horses and some other Draught American football, known in the United States and Canada simply as football, is a competitive Team sport known for mixing strategy with A modern stadium (plural stadiums or stadia in English is a place or venue for (mostly outdoor Sports Concerts or other events consisting Allston is a neighborhood of Boston Massachusetts, USA, located in the western part of the city The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Built in 1903, the stadium seats 30,898. Year 1903 ( MCMIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display calendar of the Gregorian calendar or a Common year starting The stadium sat up to 57,166 in the past, as temporary steel stands (completing a straight-sided oval) stood in the north end zone until 1951. Year 1951 ( MCMLI) was a Common year starting on Monday. Events of 1951 January Afterwards, there were smaller temporary stands until the building of the Murr Center (which is topped by the new scoreboard) in 1998.
Completed in just four and a half months, the structure cost $310,000. It is the home of the football team of Harvard University, whose all-time record (at the end of the 2005 season) at the stadium is 399-215-34 (. 642). The stadium also hosted the Crimson track and field teams until 1984 and was the home of the Boston Patriots during the 1970 season. The New England Patriots, commonly called the " Pats " by sports writers and fans are a professional American football team based in the Greater Boston Soccer matches also took place at the stadium during the 1984 Summer Olympics. The 1984 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad, were an International Multi-sport event held in Los Angeles, It is also the host of music festivals like the Amandla Festival, where Jamaican reggae legend Bob Marley performed a historic concert in 1979. A music festival is a Festival oriented towards Music that is sometimes presented with a theme such as Musical genre, Nationality or locality Amandla --Festival of Unity-- was a World music Festival held at Harvard Stadium in Boston Massachusetts, on July 21, 1979 Jamaica (ˈdʒəˈmeɪkə} is an Island nation of the Greater Antilles, in length and as much as in width situated in the Caribbean Sea. Robert "Bob" Nesta Marley OM (February 6 1945 – May 11 1981 was a Jamaican Musician, Singer-songwriter and Rastafarian Year 1979 ( MCMLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1979 Gregorian calendar) In 2007, the Boston Cannons, a professional lacrosse team for Major League Lacrosse, moved their home site to the stadium. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The Boston Cannons are a professional Lacrosse team based in Boston Massachusetts. Major League Lacrosse is a professional outdoor Lacrosse league that is made up of teams within the United States. They previously played at Boston University's Nickerson Field. For similarly-named academic institutions see Education in Boston MA. Nickerson Field is a stadium on the site of Braves Field, in Boston Massachusetts the former home of the National League Boston Braves
Harvard Stadium was the first permanent stadium for American intercollegiate athletics. When colleges were discussing how to make the game of football less bloody Yale's Walter Camp proposed the field be widened by 40 feet so as to spread out the game and lessen the danger. Harvard Stadium's permanence, however, ensured that the field would not be widened. Instead, the forward pass was legalized. The stadium was also the first massive reinforced concrete structure in the world. Indeed, many were sure at the time of construction that the stadium would not survive the winter. It has survived over a hundred winters so far. The stadium is also the prototype for such other "horseshoe"-shaped stadiums as Ohio Stadium, San Diego's Balboa Stadium and Palmer Stadium, Princeton's former home. Ohio Stadium (also known as The Horseshoe, simply The ’Shoe and The House Harley Built) is the home of the Buckeyes football Balboa Stadium is located in San Diego California and was built in 1914 as part of the many buildings erected for the 1915 Panama-California Exposition located Palmer Stadium was a Stadium in Princeton New Jersey. It hosted the Princeton University Tigers football team as well as the track and
In 2007, Harvard installed lights at Harvard Stadium, and on September 22, 2007, Harvard played its first night game, against Brown University, winning 24-17. Brown University is a highly esteemed private University located in Providence, Rhode Island and is a member of the Ivy League.
Harvard also recently installed FieldTurf
Although the bulk of Harvard's campus is in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the stadium and most other intercollegiate athletic facilities, along with Harvard Business School, lie in Allston. Cambridge Massachusetts is a City in the Greater Boston area of Massachusetts, United States. Harvard Business School ( HBS) is a renowned Business school in the United States The stadium is the cornerstone of the Soldiers Field athletic complex, which also includes the baseball stadium, outdoor track, an artificial turf field hockey/lacrosse field, soccer field, pools, Beren Tennis Center (outdoor), the Gordon Indoor Track and Tennis Center, Dillon Fieldhouse, Lavietes Pavilion and Bright Hockey Center. The Ray Lavietes Basketball Pavilion at the Briggs Athletic Center is a 2195-seat multi-purpose Arena in the Allston neighborhood of Boston Massachusetts. The Alexander C Bright Hockey Center is a 2850-seat ice hockey Arena in Boston Massachusetts, United States. Newell Boathouse, home of Harvard's men's crew, lies across Soldiers Field Road on the banks of the Charles. The Charles River is a small relatively short River in Massachusetts, USA, that separates Boston from Cambridge and
The stadium's southeast-facing exterior.
View from the southern end of the colonnade. In Classical architecture, a colonnade denotes a long sequence of Columns joined by their Entablature, often free-standing as in the famous elliptically The Murr Center, an indoor recreation facility built in 1998, is the building at the end of the stadium.
|Home of the Boston Patriots|
|Home of the Boston Cannons |
2007 – present